A two-time Grammy Award nominee, Fetty Wap initially rose to fame for his debut single, Trap Queen. Since then, he has released several records including the self-titled platinum album, Fetty Wap, which has since gone platinum in the United States. Learn more about the rapper below.
Fetty Wap– 2017 Facts
Willie Maxwell II
Occupation and Job
Singer-songwriter, hip hop artist, rapper, music producer
The New Jersey rapper rose to fame with the release of his debut single, Trap Queen, which peaked at the second position on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then, he has secured a music deal with 300 Entertainment, through which he has issued many additional records.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 26 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
He was born on June 7, 1991
Place of Birth/Hometown
Fetty Wap was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, where he grew up and spent his childhood.
He is African American
Fetty Wap Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 6’1″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 185cm tall
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 157 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 71kg
At this time, Fetty Wap’s body measurements are unavailable
32 inch or 81cm
His shoe size is unknown at this time
Fetty Wap’s Personal Life in 2017
Is Fetty Wap in a Relationship?
The last that we’d heard, Fetty Wap was in a relationship with American model Alexis Sky. It’s unclear whether or not the two are still together at this time.
Fetty Wap’s Girlfriends
In the past, Fetty Wap had been romantically involved with a few women including Elaynna, Blu, Lezhae Zeona, Yaya Robison, and Ariel Reese.
He has a sister named Divinity Maxwell.
Fetty Wap has a brother, who had played a part in influencing his music career; his name has not been revealed.
Fetty Wap will soon be the father of five children. As of November 2017, he has two daughters named Zaviera Maxwell and Khari Barbie Maxwell and a son named Aydin Maxwell. According to recent reports, his ex-girlfriend, Alexis Skyy is currently pregnant with twins (one girl, one boy), both of whom were fathered by the rapper.
As a teen, Fetty Wap had dropped out of high school prior to his graduation.
Did Fetty Wap Go to College
No, Fetty Wap has not gone to college as far as we can tell.
At this time, we do not have any information on Fetty Wap’s salary.
As of 2017, Fetty Wap has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.
In his spare time, he enjoys driving and investing in the stock market
Steak with mashed potatoes is his favorite
As a kid, he loved Space Jam
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
He has cited Gucci Mane has to be one of his greatest musical influences
Born on June 7th, he is a Gemini
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Fetty Wap’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Fetty Wap’s Facebook Account
Fetty Wap’s Twitter Username
Fetty Wap’s Instagram Username
Fetty Wap’s Youtube Channel
Fetty Wap’s Snapchat Username
Fetty Wap’s Snapchat username is @Fettywap1738
Other Interesting Facts:
- His strained relationship with Masika Kalysha was documented in the VH1 TV show, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
- According to an interview, he had fallen in love with Haitian culture; he regularly wears the flag of Haiti to honor his daughter’s grandmother
- His stage name, “Fetty Wap” comes from the word “Fetty” which is slang for money (he’s known for making money); the “Wap” is a tribute to Gucci Mane’s alias
- He is known for combining rapping and singing; he often refers to his music as being “ignorant R&B”
- His breakthrough hit, Trap Queen earned him two Grammy Award nominations in 2016, one for Best Rap Song and another for Best Rap Performance
- He has collaborated with many artists including Dylie Dolls, Audrey Rose, DJ SpinKing, Baauer, Rich the Kid, and Natalie La Rose, among others
- Born with glaucoma, he lost his left eye to the condition as a child; he was later fitted with a glass eye
- He has appeared in a few TV series including, Backstage Diaries, Empire, and Party Legends
- He has been invited onto the talk shows, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Real
- He recently acted as a judge on the game show, Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge
Fetty Wap Bio – 2018 Update
Hailing from Paterson, New Jersey, Fetty Wap, he came out with his debut single, Trap Queen in early 2014. Certified platinum, its success went on to land him a music deal with 300 Entertainment later that same year. Over the next few months, he churned out a few mixtapes including, Zoo Style, and Coke Zoo, that latter of which was a collaboration with French Montana. His eponymous debut album, Fetty Wap was subsequently released in the fall of 2015. An incredible success, it reached number one on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B Albums charts. Since then, the project has garnered platinum certification from the RIAA.
What has the artist been up to this year? Earlier this summer, Fetty Wap issued an extended play titled, Lucky No. 7 on June 7, 2017. Since then, he has followed up with a second EP dubbed, For My Fans 2, which included the tracks, Get it How I Earn It, Hold it Down, Diamonds in My Chain, and Let it Up, among others. In support of the two releases, Fetty Wap has put on a number of concerts over the past few months, from London, UK, to Calgary, Canada. As far as other tracks go, the twenty-something was also featured in Cheat Codes’ Feels Great and in DJ Envy’s Text Ur Number.